“The storm starts, when the drops start dropping; When the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping.” ~ Dr. Seuss After a bone-dry February, the skies have opened up again and gifted California with a good long soak. Actually, a bit more like a deluge. But no one here is complaining. Just as our rivers have swollen, the pond had overflown its banks converging with the flooded rice fields next door… and the garden looks like a series of […]
El Nino made a grand entrance. It rained and rained and rained. The dry creek turned into a fast-moving and swollen stream. We all got soaked, but no one minded. Because the heavens smiled on us. Welcome, El Nino. Welcome.
It wasn’t a lot … but it was something … and in our current state of drought, we are grateful for anything. Just after all the dogs were walked, dark skies turned to a quick downpour – with the promise of more on Tuesday. Every drop and every cool day extends our hope for the garden (which looks lush and full in spring) to survive another California summer. “We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.” […]
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